April 24, 2014 RSS feed / Columns

Everyday Extension

Coconut oil’s health benefits are questionable

The media is filled with information about coconut oil. Some sources advertise that it decreases cholesterol, enhances weight loss and promotes digestive health. Now let’s decipher the facts. More...

Eleanor’s Culinary Clips

The Art of Cooking

This week we will feature Kari Bernhardt and she will share her favorite recipes with us. Kari will graduate from Linton High School in May. In the fall she plans to attend the University of Mary, Bismarck. More...

Ramblings

All about salt

Here is a very salty column, salt being a combination of essential minerals sodium and chloride. When dissolved in water, the freezing point of the specific solution is lowered and its boiling point is raised. More...

Off the Bookshelf

Like Dandelion Dust

“Like Dandelion Dust” by Christian author Karen Kingsbury is similar to her other novels. There is always a Christian-based theme; only the situations differ. More...

From the Heartland

Scattered thunderstorms are mentioned in the forecast for the first time this year, so it must be spring. This week’s highs are pegged between a chilly 46 and a pleasant 66 degrees, and lows will zigzag between 29 and 39 degrees. More...

Back In Time

10 YEARS Reception and musical to honor soldiers planned in Emmons County Memorial Auditorium. Linton School Board to issue diplomas to non-graduate Korean War Veterans. Linton City Council hires Patrick Idyle of Bismarck as Police Chief. 25 YEARS More...

Fact or fiction?

Fiction: The Strasburg School District has a deadline of April 15, 2015, to correct fire hazards identified by the State Fire Marshal in a 2013 inspection. More...

Looking Back

The Blacksmith

Whenever I call to mind the old blacksmith shop in our town, the clear ringing sound of a hammer striking an anvil carries on the air. Memories formed from visiting that world still linger. More...

Good News

Yes, Even These

“All that the Father giveth me shall come to me;and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.” John 6:37 KJV Matthew was a tax collector, a hated man among the Jews for helping Rome tighten its occupation. More...